I bought a Canon 55-250 telephoto lens, with appropriate UV, and Circular Polarizing Filters. The results have been fun. One of my new favorite photos from Streamsong. I'm standing on Blue #1. Red #1 is in the center of the photo, with Black #1 in the background. The resolution on the Dragline, probably ten miles... Continue Reading →
Mike Stranz managed to inject moments of sheer terror and excitement into actually gentle opener, so much so that a 160-yard lay-up on an opening 550-yard hole can feel exhilarating!
In which first holes are examined. Today’s is Bethpage State Park Red Course's 471-yard first hole. Bethpage State Park developed out of the ashes of the Lenox Hills Country Club during New Deal era public works projects. The Devereux Emmet design at Lenox Hills contributed elements that became the Green Course while A.W. Tillinghast designed... Continue Reading →
In which first holes are examined. Today's is the Galen Hall Golf Club's 331 yard first in Wernersville, PA. Galen Hall Golf Club started play as part of the Galen Hall resort in 1912. Alex Findlay designed the original nine holes with additions by A.W. Tillinghast in 1917, which expanded the course to eighteen holes.... Continue Reading →